Energy

Health, Science & The Environment
12:01 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Changes in Ohio’s Energy Efficiency Law Dead For Now But Could Resurface

Environmental activists and consumer advocates are breathing a sigh of relief. Ohio lawmakers apparently are NOT going to change the state’s energy efficiency program during the last days of the current legislative session.

The program requires electric companies to lower overall power usage by giving money to people and businesses that buy energy-saving appliances and equipment. To fund the program, all electricity customers pay a surcharge on their monthly electric bills.

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Statewide News
8:00 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Power Out for More Than 200,000 Ohio Residents

Ohio officials say more than 200,000 residents around the state are still without power days after two weekend thunderstorms left many in the dark.

The Ohio Emergency Management Agency released new figures Wednesday afternoon that add several thousand customers from Ohio Rural Electric Cooperatives to the tally.  The bulk of the outages still belong to customers of American Electric Power.

Dayton Power & Light is reporting just a handful of outages in the listening area now and plan to have it all back online by this evening.

Environment
4:25 pm
Thu June 7, 2012

Ohio Nuclear Plant Finds Pinhole-Size Coolant Leak

Operators of a nuclear plant in Ohio say they've discovered and contained a pinhole-size leak spraying radioactive coolant at the plant.

Nuclear regulators and plant operators say the leaking coolant at the Davis-Besse nuclear plant near Toledo never got outside the building and posed no threat to the public.

Workers discovered the leak Wednesday as they were getting ready to restart the plant after a month-long maintenance shut down.

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Around the Miami Valley
10:30 am
Mon April 23, 2012

WYSO Weekend: April 22, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for April 22, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Jean Howat Berry about Cityfolk's Culture Builds Community culmination performance, Soul Rhythms.

-Jerry Kenney speaks with Alan Shaffer about the Dayton Progress Manufacturing Challenge scholarship program for area high school students.

-The latest installment of the SOCHE Talks: Why We Need a Renewable Energy Revolution

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SOCHE Talks
10:38 am
Sun April 22, 2012

Why We Need a Renewable Energy Revolution

The April 2012 installment of SOCHE TALKS featuring Bob Brecha, from the University of Dayton on putting Why We Need a Renewable Energy Revolution.

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